Tennova's North Knoxville Medical Center dedicated its newly renovated and expanded emergency room on Friday.
The emergency room is now a 20-bed facility, up from 16. All treatment rooms received new furnishings and updated, state-of-the-art equipment. The 12-week expansion project cost $720,000.
The North Knoxville Medical Center is one of East Tennessee's newest hospitals. It opened in 2007.